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Guy Fawkes Day start with Hack of  28,000 Paypal Accounts

Guy Fawkes Day start with Hack of 28,000 Paypal Accounts

November 05, 2012Mohit Kumar
5th November 2012 was the most exciting day in Cyberspace, yesterday we have report about few major hacks and leaks including Hacking of ImageShack Server , thousands of researchers database leak from Symantec portal, then  NBC Sports Rotoworld forums and NBC Mobile site was defaced by pyknic hacker and a claim that user names and passwords for the site had been compromised, Anonymous leaks the VMware ESX Server Kernel source code online , numerous Australian sites, and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The Guy Fawkes Day start with the hack of  28,000 Paypal Accounts. AnonymousPress tweeted , " Paypal hacked by Anonymous as part of our November 5th protest privatepaste.com/e8d3b2b2b1 #5Nov " (File Removed now) Private Paste documents contained 27,935 entries from Paypal database table " mc_customers " including emails, names, passwords (encrypted) and corresponding telephone numbers. However according to PayPal's head of PR, they claim to be i
NBC Sports Rotoworld forums and Mobile website defaced

NBC Sports Rotoworld forums and Mobile website defaced

November 04, 2012Mohit Kumar
Mobile version of Official NBC website (m.nbc.com) and NBC Sports Rotoworld forums (forums.rotoworld.com) are currently defaced with a message reading " hacked by pyknic ." and " Remember, Remember The Fifth of November, The Gunpowder Treason and Plot. I know of no reason why the gunpowder treason should ever be forgot. " Hacker also claim that "user info" and "passwords" had been exposed, but yet there is no note about the dumped database location. We will update the article, once after receiving more information about the hack. Stay Tuned.
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